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Old 01-09-2013, 09:12 AM
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Default Re: PLA - Need Guidance

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Originally Posted by nroger View Post
I still don't understand this Pr() function. Given two (linear) functions f and g, what is the Pr() of f and g?
Thanks...Neil
This is the probability of an event, the event in the case discussed in this thread being that f({\bf x})\ne g({\bf x}), which means you pick {\bf x} at random according to the probability distribution over the input space {\cal X} and evaluate "the fraction of time" that f does not give the same value as g for the {\bf x} you pick.

BTW, anyone who wants to refresh some of the prerequisite material for the course, here are some recommendations:

http://book.caltech.edu/bookforum/showthread.php?t=3720
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